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3 min ago | ABS-CBN News

Three killed in Davao del Sur blaze

Noriza Hilay and her son, 2-year-old Paulo, died after they were trapped inside their burning house in Sitio Talisay in Barangay Coronon.

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1 hr ago | SFGate

Abu Sayyaf gunmen kill 21 Filipinos in road attack

JULY 28: Protestors barricade themselves against water cannon spray during President Benigno Aquino's annual State of the Nation Address on July 28, 2014 in Manila, Philippines.

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2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

21 dead in Philippine rebel fire

Elsewhere in the Philippines: Northeast of Manila, protesters burned an effigy of President Benigno Aquino III during a rally Monday.

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6 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Weathering the storm

Nenita Yap lost 10 members of her family during Typhoon Haiyan last November in The Philippines.

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6 hrs ago | Defence Industry Daily

C-130s for the Philippines

The Philippine Air Force has devolved in many ways since the 1980s, but China's ongoing pressure is finally focusing high-level attention on the need to rebuild it.

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10 hrs ago | TurkishPress.com

Death toll rises to 21 in southern Philippines ambush

The beginning of the Islamic holiday of Eid was shattered by violence early Monday when 21 civilians were killed in an ambush by al-Qaeda-linked militants in the Philippines Muslim south.

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10 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

4 suspected Abu Sayyaf terrorists captured near Zamboanga

Security forces have captured four members of the Al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf group in the southern Philippines, including one accused of the 2002 kidnapping of Christian missionaries who were later beheaded, police said Monday.

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12 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Philippine leader: Not even a bomb can stop reform

A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential... A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town ... (more)

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15 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Ex-Pancake House owner goes into sugar milling

MANILA, Philippines The group of former Pancake House Inc. owner Martin Lorenzo and businessman Fernando Cojuangco is buying shares of sugar milling firm Central Azucarera de Tarlac Inc. .

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18 hrs ago | USA Today

Filipino extremists kill at least 18 villagers

Abu Sayyaf gunmen killed at least 18 villagers, including women and children, in a road attack Monday as the civilians traveled in two vans to visit relatives and celebrate the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in the southern Philippines, military officials said.

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18 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Meralco H1 income flat at P9.6-B

MANILA, Philippines Manila Electric Co. posted flat net income for the first half of 2014 of P9.6 billion, only 2 percent higher compared to the net income reported in the same period last year.

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19 hrs ago | Newindpress

16 Killed in Philippines in Islamist Militants' Attack

MANILA: At least 16 people were killed and 13 injured Monday in an ambush staged by members of the militants group Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines, an official said.

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19 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Sixteen dead in Philippine militant ambush: military

MANILA: Sixteen people, including children, were killed when Islamic militants opened fire on two vehicles in a remote southern Philippine town Monday, the military said.

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19 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

SSS offers calamity package to Glenda-hit members

MANILA, Philippines The Social Security System is offering a calamity relief package to all its qualified members living in specified areas hit by Typhoon Glenda.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sun-Star

Aquino's 5th Sona live on Sun.Star

President Benigno Aquino III will once again deliver his State of the Nation Address , and Sun.Star, at www.sunstar.com.ph , is not missing any action, as the website will air live the President's report about the country's state starting 4 p.m. Monday.

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ABS-CBN News

What will Lyca do with her 'Voice Kids' prizes

MANILA Lyca Gairanod, the first-ever grand champion of "The Voice Kids," could not contain her emotions as she thanked all those who voted for her on the hit talent show.

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ABS-CBN News

San Miguel, Lucio Tan in talks over PAL stakes

MANILA, Philippines San Miguel Corp. on Monday confirmed that it is in talks with the Lucio Tan group in relation to ownership of flag carrier Philippine Airlines .

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ABS-CBN News

Villar-led Vista Land allots P50-billion for Vista City

Vista Land & Lifescapes Inc., the country's largest homebuilder, has earmarked P50 billion to create the biggest masterplanned community in southern Metro Manila.

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In Davao City, protests greet PNoy's SONA

Militant groups here will mount simultaneous protest actions and a "SONA sa Katawhan" on Monday, hours before President Benigno Simeon Aquino III delivers his State of the Nation Address at the House of Representatives in Quezon City.

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Sun-Star

Should Cocpo chief Mijares resign?

FEW days since the month of July started, the chief of the Cagayan de Oro Police Office is poised to reduce the criminalities in the city after he was challenged by the chairperson of the city council's committee on police, fire and public safety, councilor Ramon Tabor.

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